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Structure

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A structure can be a building or other thing built, such as a bridge, but here the structure of a thing is how the parts of it relate to each other, how it is put together; how it works is process, but process requires a viable structure.

Both reality and language have structure. One of the goals of general semantics, and of science, is to create and use language the structure of which accurately parallels the structure of reality.

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